From the ripe old age of four I can remember sitting next to my mother's sewing table, watching in amazement and picking up the scraps that had fallen while she was making another fabulous creation from scratch.
At first I just collected them. I loved the patterns and textures and how each piece was wonderful on it's own but very different when mixed together.
After I had my ellaborate collection I started hand sewing pieces together mostly making clothing for my Barbies, then moving on to bigger dolls.
My collection grew from scraps of fabric to buttons and sewing notions then on to jewelry as well. All through grade school it continued and I even rode my bike to garage sales on the weekends in our neighborhood (and would sneak to the next).
By the time I reached junior high I had my very own jewelry box full of treasures.
High school was another story altogether. We were…
- Born on August 19
- Joined March 23, 2009
All Green environmentally friendly recycled denim jean, vintage fabric, elastic, vintage buttons, vintage jewelry and jewelry parts, patches, stones, in other words anything that I can recycle into something Girly